Hotel Galvez & Spa®, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, was recently recognized by in the 2014 “Best of Galveston” awards. The hotel was voted by the site’s visitors as “Best Luxury Hotel,” “Best Pre- & Post-Cruise Hotel” and “Best Wedding Venue.” The Spa at Hotel Galvez was also named “Best Spa” and staffer Pauline Hugger was named “Best Massage Therapist.”  

Hotel Galvez’ sister hotel, The Tremont House, also A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, was awarded two 2014 “Best of Galveston” awards for “Best Cocktail Bar” and “Best Atmosphere” for The Rooftop Bar. The Rooftop Bar was also recently named “Most Romantic” and one of the “Top Ten Best Bars in Houston” by Houstonia Magazine. The Rooftop Bar is open Tuesday through Saturday from 5 p.m. to midnight (weather permitting.)

Additionally, Harbor House Hotel and Marina at Pier 21, which is also part of the complex portfolio, was awarded 2014 “Best of Galveston” award for “Best Limited Service Hotel.”

In the cruising category, all three sister hotels were top nominees for visitors for “Best Pre- & Post-Cruise Hotel” category with Hotel Galvez ultimately winning gold, The Tremont House taking silver and Harbor House recognized with bronze.

“This recognition from our local community is very exciting for our hotels and staff,” says Complex General Manager Steve Cunningham. “Galveston’s top hotels were in the running for these categories and we are proud to be recognized by our visitors as one of the best.”

The “Best of Galveston" awards are granted in a variety of categories based on votes from over 100,000 visitors throughout a two-month voting period.

About Hotel Galvez & Spa®

Hotel Galvez & Spa®, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel and National Trust Historic Hotel of America, is the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast. This 224-room, century-old hotel offers 13,000 square feet of meeting space, a 9,763-square-foot spa, fitness center, full-service restaurant, lobby bar, pool with a swim-up bar and Hall of History.

The hotel is rated four diamonds by AAA and is owned by the Cynthia and George Mitchell family as part of Mitchell Historic Properties. For reservations, call (800) WYNDHAM, or visit

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About Galveston Island

Galveston Island is a historic beach town located on the Gulf of Mexico just 50 miles from Houston. The island is best known as a vacation destination, offering 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions, Texas’ premier cruise port and one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country. For more information on Galveston Island visit or call 1-888-GAL-ISLE.